Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

The average pay for a Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $57,842 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,158 - $86,683
$40K
$59K
$87K
MEDIAN: $58,834
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$15.38 - $45.22
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$45
MEDIAN: $24.60
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$0$90K
Salary $40,158 - $86,683
Bonus $693 - $7,551
Profit Sharing $666 - $8,292
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,207 - $90,025
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 879
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.38 - $45.22
Overtime $21.80 - $44.04
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $693 - $7,551
Profit Sharing $666 - $8,292
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,207 - $90,025
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 425

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 675 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 310 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 315 salaries. A Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 152 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,689

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 254 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲24%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 254 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 21%
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